The idea behind the bicycle strategy is to encourage more people to cycle. By giving new ideas to municipalities and other actors who would like to take part in the green transition and who wish to invest in cycling – making it easier for more people to cycle on an everyday basis.
A new Danish study shows that cyclists and pedestrians contribute to roughly 50 % of the revenue in retailing in the large cities’ centers and roughly 25 % in the small and medium-sized cities. The bicycle is the preferred means of transportation in city centers, and cyclists visit more shops per trip than car drivers.
Earlier today, the New Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced the official common government policy entitled “A Denmark that stands together”. The government policy propose some interesting traffic solutions.
Los Angeles, the city known for cars, is going to get more than 1000 kilometers of new bike lanes within the forthcoming years.
A team of 12 U.S. transportation professionals conducted in May 2009 an international scan in Europe focused on bicyclist